Among this week's new launches are a Wild West-themed slot from Quickspin and a progressive jackpot from Aspire Global, alongside a host of real-money gaming apps for the UK Google Play store.

Quickspin

Playtech-owned slot developer Quickspin is taking players into the Wild West with its latest release Sticky Bandits.

The 5x5 slot sees a pair of outlaws attempt to rob a runaway train as it careers through the desert. It features wild symbols of the train robbers, which trigger a free spin bonus when combined with the bonus symbol.

"Sticky Bandits promises to be yet another smash hit taking players on a rollercoaster ride across the heart of the desert," Quickspin chief executive Daniel Lindberg said.

"This cowboy themed game is also the latest Quickspin to feature our newly-launched Achievements Engine, a ground-breaking gamification module that has proven to be very popular with players."

The Achievements Engine rewards players with tokens when free spins or other features are triggered. These can then be cashed in to trigger more free spins or side games.

Google Play

Having finally decided to allow gambling apps into Google Play, an array of operators have rolled out real-money products in the UK app store. They include:

Paddy Power Betfair - Betfair Exchange, Betfair Casino, Betfair Arcade, Paddy Power Games, PP Poker

GVC Holdings - partypoker

Ladbrokes Coral - Coral Vegas, Gala Bingo, Ladbrokes Sports, Coral Sports & Casino, Ladbrokes Casino, Gala Spins

The Stars Group - PokerStars, Full Tilt: Poker & Casino, PokerStars Casino

Tombola - tombola Bingo, tombola Arcade

888 - 888 Casino, 888 Sport, 888 Poker, Wink Bingo, 888 Ladies

William Hill - William Hill Casino, William Hill Games, William Hill Live Casino

Kindred Group - 32Red Casino, Unibet Sports Betting

Sky Betting & Gaming - Sky Vegas Slots, Sky Bingo, Sky Poker, Sky Casino

Gamesys - Jackpot Joy, Virgin Games, Heart Bingo, Starspins

Rank Group - Mecca Bingo

bet365 - bet365 Vegas, bet365 Poker, bet365 Casino

Casumo - The Casino App

Aspire Global

Malta-based iGaming solutions provider Aspire Global is set to release Redeem the Dream, its first proprietary progressive jackpot slot.

Redeem the Dream offers operators a choice of four live jackpots - Mega, Super, Major and Rapid - alongside a range of special features such as expanding wilds, bonus scatter symbols and free spins.

The HTML5 game has been entirely developed by Aspire and is available for launch in the UK, Denmark and with dot.com operators.

"We are very proud to confirm the launch of Redeem the Dream, a product that will enable our partners to grow their businesses significantly," Aspire vice president of product Galit Shani-Michel said. "We understand the value of progressive jackpots to our partners acquisition efforts, which is why we've invested heavily in developing this title.

"Jackpot games are among the most popular categories with players, and providing this addition to our portfolio will boost both acquisition and retention across our network," she explained. "In an increasingly competitive marketplace, the ability to offer a unique product is vital in achieving true brand differentiation."

Lightning Box Games

Australian slot specialist Lightning Box Games has launched Stellar Serengeti Lions, a new title that puts players on the plains of Africa with a pride of lions.

The 4x5-reel slot features an immersive soundtrack and a host of safari animals, and tasks players with collecting five diamonds. This triggers the Diamond Pick Bonus, where players pick from a selection of gemstones to uncover multipliers and free games.

It also includes a new Keep or Swap feature, allowing players to swap their selections for the chance to win bigger prizes.

The safari animals may even be joined on the reels by spaceships, triggering Lightning Box's Stellar Jackpots Bonus.

"Stellar Serengeti Lions guides players through a beautiful game-world, allowing them to test their luck while taking part in an African adventure," Lightning Box managing director and co-founder Peter Causley said. "We're sure they will love its spectacular design and innovative bonus features."

The game will initially be rolled out across GVC Holdings brands such as bwin, partypoker, PartyCasino and Sportingbet, before general release to all operators from August 30th.

"We've been highly impressed with Lightning Box's content and so we are very pleased to able to offer the great looking Stellar Serengeti Lions to our customers for an exclusive period," GVC head of content Andy Whitworth said.

NSoft

Bosnia and Herzegovina-based gaming software provider NSoft has expanded its partnership with Hattrick Sports Group's Romanian betting brand Casa Pariulior to roll out a selection of virtual sports titles.

Among the new virtual games live on the Casa Pariulior site are draw-based games Lucky Six and Lucy X, as well as Greyhound Races and Virtual Horse Races.

As all the titles are powered by a random number generator they can be played round the clock, reducing downtime for the operator when there are no real-world sporting events, the supplier said.

"NSoft's exciting games will prove attractive to players and operators alike," NSoft senior product manager Domagoj Maric said. "This cooperation with Casa Pariurilor has proven to be beneficial for both parties sharing the knowledge and innovation."

The company has also launched a new autospin feature for its Next Six product, which allows users to bet on draw-based games. Players can now select their favourite bet, set stakes and automatically bet on between five and 20 draws.

Spigo

Danish casino games developer Spigo has released Showers, a new HTML5 video slot based on the annual Showers pool party in Malta.

The five-reel, three-row game features 20 paylines and a special Wild Spins feature, which gives players a win multiplier and free spins when three wild symbols appear.

"Releasing Showers, the first of our SpigoCATALOGUE games built on our latest framework, has been huge for us," Spigo head of sales David Mann said. "After attending the parties in recent years, it made sense to build a video slot that perfectly captured the craziness while offering players the ability to win big."

"We will continue to develop high quality slots along the same lines as Showers, taking on exciting concepts and bringing them to life with the sparkle that Spigo is renowned for," he added.

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